The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.80% 2.11% 4.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 4.53% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 33
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
WCF
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
314 353 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 50.16% 46.51% 51.05%
Number of salaries quoted 284 297 424
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (40.00%) C
6 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Ruby
6 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (40.00%) WPF
6 4 (40.00%) LINQ
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (20.00%) Web Development
8 2 (20.00%) DevExpress
8 2 (20.00%) MVVM
8 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) jQuery
8 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Telematics
8 2 (20.00%) CSS
8 2 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (20.00%) HTML
9 1 (10.00%) VB.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (70.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) LINQ
2 4 (40.00%) WPF
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVVM
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (40.00%) C
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) DevExpress